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Hip-Hop Rap

Common – War prod. by No ID

Common hasn’t impressed with recent solo albums, but he and No ID have crafted excellent music as part of the Cocaine 80s movement. If Common is truly creating a full length album produced by No ID, sign me up. Stream “War” below. via Fader BONUS: Common – Congratulations (prod. by No ID)

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Hip-Hop Rap

STREAM: Nas – Loco-Motive ft Large Professor

Nasty Nas bringin’ back that ’90s Illmatic flavor. Who has been more consistent in hip-hop production than NO ID in the past year. Damn. via the dopest hip-hop site there is, 2dopeboyz Nas’ Life Is Good drops on July 17th

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Hip-Hop Rap

Stream: Nas – Daughters

Nas on the mic + No I.D. on the production? Whats not to like? Stream the latest single from Life Is Good dropping July 17th. “Daughters” manages to talk about spawn with out coming off cheeseball (word to Big Willie Styles). Also, in case you missed “The Don”, stream below.

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Hip-Hop Rap

FREE EP: Cocaine 80s – Ghost Lady/Six ft Common

One of my favorite projects of the year comes from No ID‘s Chi-town collective Cocaine 80s. The initial EP was a welcome surprise featuring the likes of Common, James Faulteroy and more. Lush and diverse productions mixed with breakout vocals from Faulteroy on joints like “Anywhere But Here” and “Nothing” were in steady rotation all […]

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Tracklisting Analysis: KiD CuDi & Jay-Z

I could probably wait 2 or 3 weeks to review the actual albums, but I can’t stand to wait much longer. Lets take a look at the tracklistings of 2 of my most anticipated albums of the year. Jay-Z The Blueprint 3 1. What We Talkin’ About f. Luke Steele (prod. Kanye West & No. […]

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The Blueprint 3 Suckas On the Way

Last week, Kanye West polished off his 2nd night at Madison Square Garden with a short monologue to the sold-out crowd. Mr. West has been doing this at all of his Glow In The Dark stops lately, so this wasn’t out of the ordinary. Apparently, he was talking about how he is trying quit being […]